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Transnational communities and governance

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The dichotomy of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft, as coined originally by Ferdinand Tönnies, has profoundly shaped the use of the concept of “community” in the social sciences (Tönnies 2002 [1897]). As shown by Renate Mayntz in this volume, the term “community,” when used alone and not qualified, still tends to suggest close-knit if not primary groups with rich emotional ties. It also conjures up geography and bounded space, local connectedness and physical proximity. [First paragraph]
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Sigrid Quack. Transnational communities and governance. Marie-Laure Djelic; Marie-Laure Djelic; Sigrid Quack. Transnational Communities, Cambridge University Press, pp.3 - 36, 2010. ⟨hal-01891975⟩

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